News and Events

Awareness raising activities: regional, provincial, and local level workshops and the sensitization of the media, have been initiated in all project sites. Much of the activities such as trainings, workshops, consultation are carried out by our partners in the project sites.

ICIMOD has simultaneously organized events at various occasions in the project sites to promote an enabling environment for the implementation of the ABS regime as well for the succesful project implementation. Some of the important events organized by ICIMOD in collaboration with partners are listed below:

2008

  1. State level consultative workshop on access and benefit sharing from biological resources for local community, Gangtok, Sikkim, India (April 22-23, 2008)

2007

  1. Consultative meeting on Awareness raising and Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) regime in Bangladesh (May, 26, 2007)
  2. Workshop on Awareness raising and Access and Benefit Sharing regime in Bangladesh (May 29, 2007).
  3. A local level training on ABS in eastern Nepal (September 28- October 2, 2007).
  4. State Level Consultatation: The Biological Diversity Act 2002, Kohima, Nagaland, India ( October 8, 9, 2007)

2006

  1. National Consultation on ABS Project in Bhutan (March 23, 2006)
  2. State level consultative workshop on Access rights and Benefit Sharing from biological resources, Aizwal, Mizoram, India (may 22-23, 2006).
  3. Training of Trainers on Access and Benefit Sharing from Genetic Resources and associate Traditional Knowledge in Biological Diversity, Shillong, Meghalaya, India (December 11-13, 2006).

2005

  1. Regional Consultation workshop on Access and Benefit Sharing of Biodiversity Resources for the marginalized peoples of the eastern Himalayas, Kathmandu, Nepal (July 19-21, 2005).
  2. Planning and Partnership development workshop on Access and Benefit Sharing of Biodiversity Resources for the marginalized peoples of the eastern Himalayas, Kathmandu, Nepal (September 5-7, 2005).
  3. Workshop on Community and Biodiversity in Kohima, Nagaland, India (October 24-27, 2005).